08 Jul Pep Guardiola assured Man Metropolis can persuade Eric Garcia to remain
Pep Guardiola says he’s assured he can persuade defender Eric Garcia to remain at Manchester Metropolis regardless of curiosity from Barcelona.
The 19-year-old has impressed for Metropolis for the reason that restart, beginning within the wins over Arsenal and Liverpool.
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He’s needed again at Barcelona, the membership he left to maneuver to the Etihad Stadium in 2017, however Guardiola needs the teenager to remain.
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“If they need him they have to name [director of football] Txiki [Begiristain] and we’ll attempt to persuade him to remain right here for a few years,” Guardiola mentioned after the 5-Zero win over Newcastle on Wednesday.
“I am assured he’ll keep however it’s his resolution. He is aware of we would like him however it was the identical with Leroy [Sane] and he did not wish to keep.
“Eric is aware of, his agent is aware of and his household is aware of we would like him.”
Metropolis have been impressed to a crushing victory over Newcastle by a powerful efficiency from 34-year-old David Silva, who made two targets and scored one himself with a superb free kick.
Nevertheless, Guardiola was given a scare in stoppage time when Kevin De Bruyne went down below a heavy problem from Danny Rose.
De Bruyne was capable of full the ultimate minutes of the sport however shall be assessed by Metropolis’s medical workers forward of the journey to Brighton on Saturday.
“I used to be trembling and scared however he made two massive runs [after the tackle] and I believed OK he is match,” mentioned Guardiola.
“I’ve not talked to him. We’d like two or three locker rooms due to the social distance, which is bizarre however the physician has not mentioned something to me. I did not see the problem.”